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Netezza

Netezza

Netezza is the name of a set of data warehouse products owned by IBM. As part of IBM’s PureSystem Family, Netezza powers the IBM Pure Data System for Analytics appliance. Netezza also powers IBM Netezza 100, an appliance for data analytics development environments, and IBM Netezza Replication Services, a system for data recovery.

Background
Founder: Jit Saxena (Netezza), Charles Ranlett Flint (IBM)
CEO: Virginia M. Rometty (IBM)
Timeline:
1911: IBM founded as the Computing Tabulating Recording Company
2000: Netezza founded as Intelligent Data Engines, Inc.
2007: Netezza goes public at $12 a share
2008: Founder Jit Saxena retires; Jim Baum appointed chief executive officer
2010: New development lab opened in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA; IBM acquires Netezza for $1.7 billion dollars

IBM’s Netezza headquarters is in Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA. IBM’s world headquarters is in Armonk, New York, USA.